April 14, 1928 ~ March 24, 2020 (age 91)


Ruth E. Mitchell (Riddle), 91, of Seaford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband Donald C. Mitchell, daughter Linda J. Eskridge, sister  Frances, brother Myron and daughter-in-law Connie M. Mitchell.


She is survived by daughter Patricia E. Mitchell, son D. Boyd Mitchell, son-in-law Gordon W. Eskridge; four granddaughters Shelly Thomas (Rick), Shannon Cathcart (Tom), Sloan McAfee (Brian) and Laura Johnson (Keith); 8 great grandchildren; sister Dorothy J. Morris; brother-in-law Robert L. Hearn; niece/daughter of the heart Pam Isaacs (Alton); and nephews, cousins and friends.  


Much love to Barbara, Jackie and Toni for all of their loving care and friendship.  


Ruth was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and GG.  


A special thank you to all of those involved from VITAS Hospice Care.  


Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all services for Ruth will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Judes in Ruth’s memory.

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